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Ubuntu: USN-3024-1 (CVE-2016-0714): Tomcat vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3024-1 (CVE-2016-0714): Tomcat vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/24/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/05/2016
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

The session-persistence implementation in Apache Tomcat 6.x before 6.0.45, 7.x before 7.0.68, 8.x before 8.0.31, and 9.x before 9.0.0.M2 mishandles session attributes, which allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended SecurityManager restrictions and execute arbitrary code in a privileged context via a web application that places a crafted object in a session.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libtomcat6-java
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libtomcat7-java

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